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These Orange County businesses thrive in the rain, while others barely survive
Jan 24, 2017 5:15 pm
Bill Skeffington, owner of Ben?s Asphalt in Santa Ana, said the deluge of rain has hampered dozens of projects his company is working on throughout Southern California, costing him thousands of dollar...
Lone Star Steakhouse abruptly closes Orange County and Corona locations, exiting California
Jan 24, 2017 1:34 pm
Lone Star Steakhouse, known for its Texas two-step dancing servers and reasonably-priced steaks, has closed three restaurants in Southern California.
Closures in Tustin, Laguna Hills and Corona are pa...
2017 Oscar nominations: 'La La Land' leads the way with 14; see the full list
Jan 24, 2017 1:28 pm
The candy-colored love letter to musicals ?La La Land? on Tuesday landed a record-tying 14 nominations to the Academy Awards, which fielded a notably more diverse field of nominees following two strai...
Watch the live-stream of the 2017 Oscar nominations
Jan 24, 2017 1:15 pm
Watch the live-stream of the Academy Awards Oscar nominations:
Hail hits some areas of Orange County Monday as 3rd storm packs final punch
Jan 24, 2017 1:00 pm
Hail hit parts of Orange County on Monday as the last of three winter storms drenched Southern California before sunny skies are forecast to take over by midweek.
Hail covered cars, patios, yards and ...
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Install a New Bathroom Vent Fan/Light
Jan 19, 2017 3:29 am
Dear James: I want to add a bathroom vent fan with an overhead light. The window does not provide enough light. What are some tips for installing one and venting it up through the the roof? -- Kathy T...
Considerations When Building a Healthy Home
Jan 12, 2017 4:38 am
Dear James: All my children have allergies. We are planning to build a new house and I need to avoid the "sick house syndrome" from poor indoor air quality. What things should I consider for...
Learn how to Use Measuring Tools for Precise Project Results
Jan 5, 2017 5:49 am
Dear James: I am not the most accurate with projects. My measurements are often off just enough so things don't fit. Do you have advice regarding which measurement tools/techniques to use? -- Sal L.
Add a Cedar Closet to your Bedroom
Dec 29, 2016 3:46 am
Dear James: I have always liked cedar closets and want to add a small one in my bedroom. How do I build a closet with cedar wood and how do I maintain the cedar scent for years? -- Jamie P
Typical Kitchen Wallpapering Problems
Dec 22, 2016 2:38 am
Dear James: We decided to install wallpaper in our kitchen. It installed easily and looked great, but started coming loose in less than a year. Could it be from bad wallpaper or our application? -- Sh...
Where to Locate a Fireplace to Minimize Backdrafting
Dec 15, 2016 3:04 am
Dear James: Our old fireplace always made the room smoky. Will the location of the fireplace in our new house we are now planning affect the amount of smoke? - Ron V.
Typical Drywall Mistakes When Finishing a Room
Dec 8, 2016 6:56 am
Dear James: I am converting my garage into a playroom. I watched videos on how to hang drywall, but I want to avoid mistakes. What common problems arise when hanging drywall for the fist time -- Brad ...